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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city.

The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain.

To date the Cableway has transported more than 23 million visitors to the summit.

850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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So beautiful at the Top!

A great outing. Check the website for timetables/weather conditions/potential waiting period. Book tickets online - they reflect on your smartphone and this is scanned at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A great outing. Check the website for timetables/weather conditions/potential waiting period. Book tickets online - they reflect on your smartphone and this is scanned at entry. In the day I'd recommend going very early to avoid waiting in long lines; choose a clear crisp day (so your view is best); and if you can go without small children try as... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was much more enjoyable / less scary than expected. Beautiful views all round, good customer service. A must-do for travellers to Cape Town.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beauty is that MountainTable, and viewed from all sides and come up with Aerial Cableway a wonderful experience, all very carefully very responsible. When we see the whole city going up because the capsule is rotated 360 degrees. Top this all very clean and care. The nature shines in all its splendor.

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Orlando, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an amazing day with beautiful weather at table mountain and using the cableway was fantastic! Can't wait to come back again.

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This cable car has a nice feature ... the outside moves around the inside, giving al the 60 people that fit in a nice view of the environment on the trip up or down and giving you great opportunity to take pictures. One way trips are possible.

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked online!! Do the same. The queue moves fast. The cable car rotates and you can take in all the views. The top is well paved and signposted with little eco and historic facts. There's some lovely platforms for photos. The restaurant on top is about 10% above the market price but your on a mountain top so it's... More 

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic experience to go up in the rotating car and then enjoy the views from above. If possible, try to time your visit for early to mid afternoon as it gets very busy in the morning when the tour coaches stop there as a first attraction for the day. Always take a wind proof jacket as it gets cold and... More 

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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do have a pedestrian crossing at the Lower Station. To avoid parking woes, please ho on-board our free park and ride shuttle from Lower Tafelberg Road. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the 360 degree view in the cable car onwards, this is just fantastic. walkways forever and well sinposted

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On visiting Capetown beginning of September,one of my main aims was to be able to go to the top of Table Mountain.This was achieved in the afternoon of Sunday 4th on a beautiful day.I took the shuttle bus from the Table Bay hotel where I was staying together with a couple who were also doing the same Saga trip as... More 

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Carefree, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once you get your tickets you will take an elevator up to catch the cable car platform. When you enter the car, just go the nearest edge. Even its not facing the way you would like. Because when it departs it will start to rotate so everyone will have a good view.

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